How cultural events can bring people together — within limits.

  • Michael Alan Anderson
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At the age of 10, the heiress was coached to testify against her own mother, she later said.

Pesticide regulations give corporations the benefit of the doubt. Corporations have shown they don’t deserve it.

  • Shana Bernstein
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After a decade of slow acceptance, white Americans revoked their acceptance of black athletes.

  • Phillip Lamarr Cunningham
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Though Jackson referred to Lyncoya as his son, the adoption doesn't qualify him for a Father's Day card, some historians say.

As we saw during WWII, the two are inextricably linked.

  • Rebecca Kobrin
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The Pulitzer Prize winning author teamed up with newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin to take on the Democratic establishment in the primary. It didn't go well.

Wataru “Wat” Misaka, the Utah-born son of Japanese immigrants, faced relentless racism in the 1940s.

This was the Founders' biggest worry

  • Christopher McKnight Nichols
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The concept was born on this continent — for good reason.

  • Marixa Lasso
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Castro understands that working within the system — even while challenging it — is key to a more just society.

  • Aaron E. Sánchez
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Were they the remains of Irish immigrants who had fled the Great Famine in 1847 only to die in a shipwreck?

The new lure of authoritarianism.

  • Peter Rutland and Neil Shimmield
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The Oklahoma military base has a long history of holding children.

President Dwight Eisenhower coined the phrase "executive privilege," but presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump have fought to shield sensitive White House documents and discussions from congressional scrutiny.

  • Ronald G. Shafer
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Activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera will be honored with the world's first permanent monument celebrating transgender women.

They weren’t the first, or the last, group of young men of color to be incarcerated unjustly.

  • Carl Suddler
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By targeting sex workers, she enacted policies that harmed the most vulnerable women.

  • Anne Gray Fischer
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Driving the left out of medicine has hurt the cause of universal health care.

  • Merlin Chowkwanyun
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In spite of far greater success than the men, the women have had to go to court to try to secure equal pay.

  • Lindsay Parks Pieper and Tate Royer
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